Churches and Domestic Violence: Introducing LifeRing Ministries

Today we introduce LifeRing Christian Ministries, a non-profit dedicated to educating churches about caring for victims and survivors of domestic violence. https://youtu.be/EiXwVQBq8xE Check out their upcoming inaugural seminar (October 15 to 16, 2021 in Leola, PA). The speaker will be Chris Moles of PeaceWorks.

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Five Resources To Challenge and Encourage You This Week

Recently, several timely and expedient articles were published that we found valuable and relevant. We also regularly share videos, sermons and podcasts on our Instagram and Facebook feeds as well as weekly emails, with the aim of saturating our lives and online interactions with with edifying, challenging, and encouraging content centered our lives in Jesus's Kingdom. What is the "political gospel" for the church under persecution? The gospel is a kingdom story.…

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(Video) Have we misunderstood the cross? An essay on spirituality and suffering

(First published on September 26, 2021) https://youtu.be/7elTybuOA7U The way of the Cross means sacrifice,As to God you yield your allTo be laid on the altar, the place of death,Where fire will surely fall.Mary E. Maxwell For a long time I was quite passionate about the idea that God calls us to take up the cross and sacrifice everything for Him. I believed a Christianity centered around this was the one thing badly…

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(Video) Christian Anarchism: Off-Script with Dr. Alexandre Christoyannopoulos

Dr. Alexandre Christoyannopoulos is a senior lecturer in politics and international relations at Loughborough University. In 2013, he published "Christian Anarchism: A political commentary on the gospel", based on a doctoral study synthesizing works by anarchist authors including Leo Tolstoy, Jacques Ellul, Dave Andrews and Vernard Eller, all of whom asked a simple question: if we were to base a theory or theology of politics on the life and teachings of Jesus,…

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Engaging Women with the Bible and Theology: Off-Script with Kristi Mast

https://youtu.be/cl5NfiQjjLM How do we get women engaged in studying the Bible and theology? How do we get them on fire about faith and following Jesus? Kristi Mast is a Biblical Studies major passionate about community-situated discipleship and spiritual growth in her community. We sat down to have a wonderful conversation about women thriving and growing in the Body. Off-script conversations now available on Anchor.Fm and Spotify.

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Kingdom Women Podcast: Navigating Disagreement With Love

https://youtu.be/2IwDYzW8jWQ Relationships are one of the hardest aspects of life. Sometimes, they feel utterly impossible - especially in the heat of disagreement. Today, we talk about prioritizing love in the midst of conflict, an area of life in which we continue to learn, grow and fail. FB: https://facebook.com/kingdomwomenpodcast/Podcast: https://anchor.fm/kingdomwomenpodcastYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx8ixBzZ9DIPLg7SQNguJdw

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(VIDEO) God’s View of Abuse

https://youtu.be/CnymiISTtew Dale Ingraham from Speaking Truth in Love Ministries live-streamed this seminar with A Better Way on September 26, 2020. Thanks for Kim Beachy for providing a transcript. View the original livestream on Facebook here. Also check out Dale's book, "Tear Down This Wall of Silence: Dealing with Sexual Abuse in Our Churches (For those who will hear)". Dale: Okay, so hopefully we’re back again. I apologize for the technical difficulties, we’re…

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